Friday, March 30, 2012

Porter Co Fair - 2012

Look what landed in the Post Office box .... 
The Open Class General Exhibits
Rules + Regulations.

--- btw, I noticed a section JEWELRY ... for a.Necklace, b.Bracelet, c. Earrings, d. sets, e. Other.
Also, I noticed a separate category for Needlepunch (507 b.)

Lots of categories for needlework in Special Occasion (any Holiday, Special Event), Wearable Art, Home Decorating Articles, Embroidery section has 'crewel', Needlepoint entries for canvas and plastic canvas.  Counted Thread Work includes samplers,framed pieces on linen, evenweave, aida, up to 8x10 -- over 8x10.    Also category for items not suitable for framing, huckweaving, hardanger (category for OTHER), combination of techniques, and OTHER (smocking, tatting, latch hook, etc.)

Looks like a lot of categories for entering our projects!  No entry fees.    

Get your booklets out, gather your projects + start filling in the form!!!

Premiums:  Per the booklet "Ribbons + premiums will be awarded for the first five placings as deemed worthy by the judge.  Judges shall not award prizes to unworthy exhibits."

1st place $5.00 + ribbon
2nd place $4.00 + ribbon
3rd place $3.00 + ribbon
4th place $2.00 + ribbon
5th place $1.00 + ribbon
(checks given out when items are picked up)

Exhibits will be received on Sunday, July 15, 2012
from 12 noon to 6pm -- Exhibits will be released
on July 28th from 8-10pm or Sunday July 29th from 9-11am.

Pre-registration is requested by July 13, 2012.

For details - request a booklet from Pat Ralph,

July 19-28, 2012

Porter County Fair is located at the Porter County Expo Center at:
217 E. Division
Valparaiso, IN 46383

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